London: Constable: The Book Society, 1956.
Inscribed by author on title page, "Remember Always the Precious Heritage of Freedom. [signed] Slavomir Rawicz Apr. [?] 1960." [iv], 240, [1, map] pp. Original navy cloth lettered in silver. First thus. (States on copyright page, "This edition issued on first publication by the Book Society Ltd in association with Constable and Company Ltd" with publication date of April 1956 and no additional printings.) Near Fine with former owner's details on front free endpaper, a little foxing to prelims, small bump in back board, in Very Good+ edge-rubbed and lightly foxed unclipped dust jacket. An epic memoir of escape from a Siberian gulag on foot via the Gobi desert and Tibet in 1941. Item #140938307